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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 17:32:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 17:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 59° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.16 meters/second, 1516.2 km/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.70 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.9"941.85 miwest0° 03' 37.8"4.16 minorth942.03 mi
24 hours14° 35' 02.1"954.98 mieast2° 03' 08.9"141.15 minorth970.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 1:32 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa CruzWed 1:32 PM392 km244 miles212 nmWest-northwest WNW
SucreWed 1:32 PM594 km369 miles321 nmWest W
Asuncion *Wed 2:32 PM746 km463 miles403 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaltaWed 2:32 PM891 km553 miles481 nmSouthwest SW
La PazWed 1:32 PM937 km582 miles506 nmWest-northwest WNW
Brasilia *Wed 3:32 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoWed 12:32 PM1316 km818 miles710 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Wed 3:32 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmEast-southeast ESE
CórdobaWed 2:32 PM1469 km913 miles793 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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